Massachusetts Daily Collegian

It’s Time to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage

By Makai McClintock

January 23, 2013

Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion

Over the past year, economists and politicians have come to focus on the growing degree of income inequality in the United States. This inequality has been fueled by the development of two major trends in income distribution. As of late, income levels of earners on the top tier of the incom...

The fight for the middle class

By Gavin Beeker

October 25, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Every great nation has an iconic character that seems to embody the economic spirit of that nation. The British shopkeeper, the German engineer, the French restaurateur; one iconic profession can at times seem to hold the key to...

It’s time for middle class America to throw in the towel

By Christopher Dunay

September 25, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Last Monday, President Obama called for the wealthiest of Americans to begin paying higher taxes in an effort to reduce our growing federal deficits. House GOP representatives have responded by labeling the President’s intentions...